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Cabbage white (male)

Pieris rapae

Description:

A medium-sized butterfly with creamy white wings. Black smudge markings on wingtips. Males have one black spot on forewings (females have two). The wingspan of adults is roughly 32–47 mm (1.3–1.9 in).

Habitat:

Spotted in the backyard.

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3 Comments

jazz.mann
jazz.mann 2 months ago

yes it did. I normally use a google A/I app called lens to ID stuff, but the butterfly was hiding in some catnip and the app couldn't differentiate it out b/c it was too obscured, but the wingtips and the single spot were clearly visible. LOL.

Brian38
Brian38 2 months ago

I'm glad this spotting helped you jazz.mann.

jazz.mann
jazz.mann 2 months ago

thanks for this Brian, it was instrumental in helping me ID the same butterfly I spotted a few days ago and wouldn't have had a clue!

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Federal Way, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jul 3, 2021
Submitted on Jul 4, 2021

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